The second day of the Austin City Limits Festival seemed to draw everyone who wasn't at the University of Texas football game, and then some. The weather couldn't have been better for the Saturday event, which held several highlights, like folk-rockers The Avett Brothers, rap icon Eminem and EDM mastermind Skrillex. But the day also provided a couple lessons for festival organizers, particularly when it came to stage placement for current Top 40 royalty Iggy Azalea.
Nobody can deny after a 10-second sample of Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding's soul-lifting musical output that she has earned every plaudit her global devotees have dealt - and all the critical acclaim she has received - because of the beauty, talent and gifts that come from deep inside this former childhood musical prodigy.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.
Trestman: Marshall didn't single out Cutler
Bears coach Marc Trestman disputed the notion that receiver Brandon Marshall called out Jay Cutler during a few tense moments in the locker room on the heels of the club's 27-14 loss Sunday to the Dolphins, but also said "I didn't hear all of it."
Leagues seek to halt New Jersey sports betting
The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues will file for immediate injunctive relief Tuesday to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend, according to State Sen. Raymond Lesniak.
Florida AD to continue to evaluate Muschamp
Florida Gators athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday that he would continue to evaluate the status of football coach Will Muschamp "as it plays out" over the season.
GM: Harvin deal a 'potential coup' for Jets
The New York Jets introduced wide receiver Percy Harvin on Monday, calling him a dynamic player that could galvanize their moribund offense.
Kings' Voynov charged with domestic violence
Slava Voynov was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the Los Angeles Kings pending a formal investigation by the NHL.
Bills RB Jackson (groin) might miss a month
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson could miss up to a month after suffering a groin injury in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
LeBron: Bulls 'much better' than Cavaliers
Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
Rivera opposes Kuechly ejection, any fine
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says middle linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected from Sunday's game at Green Bay and most definitely should not be fined for making contact with the official.
'Royals' hush: S.F. radio stations ban hit song
The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
Manning takes leave from playoff committee
Due to health reasons, Archie Manning is stepping down from the College Football Playoff Committee that will determine the four finalists for the 2014 national championship.
Bears' Long: Wrong to cast blame on fans
Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long criticized fans at Soldier Field for booing Sunday as the team trotted into the locker room down 14-0 to the Miami Dolphins, but on Monday admitted "it was wrong for me to point fingers at the fans."
Peyton's plan: Game of keep-away his idea
The Broncos' game of keep-away with Peyton Manning was planned ahead of the quarterback's record-setting TD pass.
Manning breaks Favre's career TD pass mark
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw his 509th career touchdown Sunday, breaking Brett Favre's league record.
Kelly: Noles 'rewarded' for blown coverage
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly adamantly disagreed with an offensive pass interference penalty that wiped away a go-ahead touchdown against Florida State, saying he had even less clarity Sunday than he did after the 31-27 loss.
Ishikawa walk-off HR sends Giants to Series
Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.